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Summer Afternoon At Winterthur Museum & Gardens

August 22, 2013

Having so many cultural gems within an hour’s drive is not to be taken for granted.  On this summer afternoon, rather than choose a restaurant for a lunch meeting, it was wonderful to instead grab a quick bite at the Winterthur Visitor Center cafe, and then enjoy conversation during a tram ride through the summer gardens to the Museum.  With...

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I love a good auction!

July 29, 2013

Briggs auction, in Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania has been a staple in the estate auction world forever.  It’s a great Friday evening destination under any circumstance, and especially when an invite comes from my handsome son.  One of my current projects includes accessorizing a bookcase wall (actually three bookcase walls), and leather-bound books were on my shopping list. My son is...

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Blowing in The Wind

May 27, 2013

There were lots of outing options this beautiful Memorial Day Weekend. Breezy weather inspired the delightful opportunity to attend the Brandywine River Museum Antiques Show.  It featured fine antiques including furniture, porcelain, glass, silver, prints and other objects exhibited by 32 nationally known dealers.  The highlight of this year’s show was an exhibit of Antique American Weathervanes.  The exhibit contained...

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